Exploring Nature

Experiences and Observations


New England

Hiking a Waterfall in Smuggler’s Notch

The Sterling Pond Trail is one of the most popular and accessible hikes in Smuggler's Notch in northern Vermont.  We arrived here mid-morning on a beautiful, sunny Labor Day.  The lot was full and cars lined the edges of the... Continue Reading →

Unexpected Tundra in Vermont

As the tram ascended Jay Peak, we disappeared into the ubiquitous cloud that veiled the top.  Like most tall peaks, this mountain tends to generate its own weather as the warm, moist air near the ground rises to collide with... Continue Reading →

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